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FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
the obama years. more people are getting heating assistance, cell phones. you name it, you can get more of it in the obama years. point is there is no plan to rein this in. the president is adamantly opposed to any spending cuts or any reining in of these run-away programs. >>gretchen: one in six americans now on food stamps. i think one in four children, i've heard, are on food stamps. >> 19.9 million children are fed by the federal government. >>gretchen: you know what comes to mind is i wonder what president bill clinton thinks about this. he's been an advocate of president obama, obviously helping him get reelected, but he was in charge of welfare reform. a lot of these things have been rolled back. i'm wondering what he thinks about this. >> i don't think he's said anything. he's been a big supporter of president obama in the election campaign last year, but i don't think welfare reform and the reversal of reform ever came up. i don't know what he thinks about this. >>steve: this could be one of the indicators why fitch is talking about down grading the u.s. debt once again. >> pre
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am EST
new orleans. like four years ago, president obama has asked people nationwide to join his family and celebrate by serving. this year the president's request is especially timely. it's just the second time inauguration has coincided with the martin luther king jr. holiday weekend. at the rock creek conservancy, volunteers will be cutting back an invasive vine. from one labor of love to the next. organizers in the convention center are setting the stage for tonight's children concert. >> we'll be putting the touches on the infrastructure for that. >> reporter: after the concert, crews will transform the space, setting the scene for the two official inaugural balls, down from ten in 2009. altogether, a handful of artists will perform throughout the weekend. security will be tight. hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to d.c. to take part in history. president obama will be sworn in a private ceremony tomorrow. then monday thousands of people will be back here at the national mall for the public ceremony and parade to follow. reporting live near capitol hill, i'm danielle lee. >>
FOX
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am EST
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NBC
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
. visitors can pay for a gatt accord -- tour or walk the trail at their pace. >> president obama gets ready for another 4 years of public service for a day of public service for a day of public service. we know some people are never happy with the way things are. and are always dreaming of how they could be. smarter, simpler, how-on-earth-does-it-do-that... er. and they make it that way. because things can always be better. we like those people. they think like us. introducing the best civic sedan yet. made possible by honda. >> two are dead after a single car accident in baltimore. and happened at the 6-00 block of perrring parkway. two passengers were ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene. an investigation is ongoing. in baltimore city police officer is on bail tonight after being arrested at a towson bar. police were part of the rec room around 2:15 this morning. they've found and often a officer. in his service weapon that two men during a confrontation during -- in the parking lot. internal affairs is investigating. a quick check of the weather. >> things will be back s
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
was billed as the national day of service, something president obama started four years ago. it's a pay to volunteerism and the spirit of giving back. there was a big event here in washington today and others around the country. nbc's ron mott covered it for us, he covers it from lafayette park across the street from me. >> reporter: monday is also the inauguration and the king holiday, not so overshadow the significance of all he accomplished for the united states the president kicked off his inaugural festivities by honoring mlk. two days before the eyes of the world are focused on him, today president obama sought to fix the country's collective gaze on martin luther king jr.'s legacy on this national day of service, sprucing up a washington elementary school with the first family, while the vice president and his family helped load goodies bound for fighting service members, veterans and first responders. >> i'm always reminded that he said, everybody wants to be first, everybody wants to be a drum major, but if you're going to be a drum major, be a drum major for service, be a drum
ABC
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it all started four years ago when senator barack obama was preparing for his first inauguration. >> we are talking about the national day of service, and today the first family spent their time volunteering along with countless others. the president started this to honor the legacy of dr. martin luther king? >> that is right, and this is the kickoff of the inauguration weekend. this day of service sets a different tone. before he is sworn in, president obama is shipping in. today, the first family picked up their paint brushes and volunteered in northeast, d.c. >> this is what america's about. this is what we celebrate. >> they started the day of service at their first inauguration, a call for people to volunteer on this specific day. vice-president joe biden spent today in southeast at the d.c. armory, filling care packages for troops. on the national mall, a service summit, with celebrities like eva longoria and chelsea clinton. >> it is inspiring to see all of these people out here. everybody is here to give b
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 6:00am EST
years after making history this morning, president obama takes the oath of office again in a small ceremony at the white house. he has been talking about what this day means online with the inaugural committee. >> inauguration reminds us of the role that we have as fellow citizens in promoting a common good. >> he talked about the inauguration to children at a washington school where the first family picked up paint brushes has the national day of service. >> it's a symbol of how democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power and it's an affirmation that we are all in this together. >> and tomorrow the big public ceremony at the biggest capital, and stands built and new grass planted and washington is expecting more than half a million people. >> we are excited as many americans will be part of this. >> this group is bringing six bus loads from tabgs? >> to let the president know that we support him and the things he is trying to do for the country. >> tomorrow the celebration, and today the ceremony welcoming back the president. >> and they will use the robinson family bible
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm EST
working on president obama's campaign four years ago and reunited in d.c. at hamilton's bar and restaurant for the start of a within of celebrating. >> i was here last time and it was imagine cal. >> reporter: those women worked on the president's reelection campaign, too, so now kristen can get a taste of the inauguration excitement, too. >> it was the atmosphere that everyone really loved and it was contagious and just the energy and excitement and i really want to experience that. >> reporter: at hamilton's nearly the entire staff will be on hand the next four days to accommodate the inauguration crowd. they're one of about 160 bars and restaurants with extended hours through next tuesday. >> so friday through monday we're open till 4 a.m. the bars will be open till then and 3 a.m. we will be serving our full menu until then as well. >> reporter: and with all the downtown hotspots decked out in their red, white and blue bunting the bell sisters from miami couldn't click their photos fast enough and they're filled with excitement about what's to come during the rest of this inaugurati
FOX News
Jan 20, 2013 3:00am PST
years ago, i will say in the air and certainly in temperatures of temperature, but certainly the obama administration that hopes maybe coming out of some of the celebration still in the air here they'll start or try to bring the country together. you mentioned that vice-president biden will be going first, in just a few moments, justice sonia sotomayor will swear him in and he and the president will be at arlington national cemetery laying a wreath at the tomb of unknown and in the blue room hine me on the aren't side because the constitution says he needs to be sworn in on january 20th and the ceremonial stuff will happen on the capitol west front tomorrow. some of the celebration started yesterday, a children's inaugural ball the first lady went to along with dr. jill biden and trying to get folks involved this and also the president and first lady participating in a day of service, they participated in a project here, service project here in washington d.c. and they had a lot of cabinet members, the vice-president and others doing that as well and when the president had a chance to
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
for many, many years. >> wonderful. >> i love this book. it captures mrs. obama in unscripted moments. why is that so important to show. >> very important to our readers, because she is such an icon. she is such an inspiration to all our essence readers, the whole audience. we wanted to make sure that we connected to her in a very personal way. >> what is it about her that you think makes her so -- people feel like they know her. what is it about her that inspired so many people? >> i believe that is captured in the book. >> we divided the book in three sections. spirit, style and substance. >> i love that. >> i think that's why people are so drawn to her because she is this woman of great substance. she has a very warm spirit and, of course, she's incredibly stylish. i think all three together have mater a very compelling character. >> this is a woman who has come into her own more and more from the time she began on the campaign trail. >> she's trans formed a whole culture. >> we have people wearing sleeveless that never would bare sleeveless, including me. >> but you dare to try things
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am EST
at just about $295 million. that's up about 7% since the obamas moved in four years ago. values are up 13% over that same period. the white house and value peaked at just under $300 million in july of 2006. sounds nice. >> needed that. seema mody at cnbc. >>> president obama and the first lady left the white house to celebrate michelle's 49th birthday in georgetown. they dined with friends. >> they'll in the something different about the first lady. the white house released this photo of mrs. obama earlier which shows her new bangs more clearly. >> it is friday so the inauguration a couple days away. doing trivia with tom. >> what else do we have? >> what was the coldest one in what was the warmest one. today's question is what was the snowiest inauguration. was it 3 inches, 8 inches or 19 inches. a, b or c, aaron sm. >> me first. >> multiple choice. >> i'll do b, 9. >> i'll go with c. >> b is 8 inches. you're going with c. 19. >> the answer is aaron, would you like to choose what was behind door number three for the win? >> it was on the john f. kennedy's inaugural. 1961. they had 8 inch
CNBC
Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
budgets they have gone up under president obama and have held at $3.5 billion each year. >> i got to go. we can continue it another time. >> but it is also economic growth which it self might be a function of taxes and spending. if this economy were growing, you would have a substantially lower budget deficit. gentlemen we will welcome you back another time. >> there is at least one state in the northeast that gets it. natural gas shale and it is pennsylvania and the republican governor tom corebet is about to join us. he picks up support from chuck schumer who didn't get an apology for the anti-israel statements. if we were growing at 5% instead of 2% we would be close to a balanced budget today. i'm kudlow we will be right back. at 1:45, the aflac duck was brought in with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cel
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 1:00pm PST
says president obama. >> the difference between this year and 2011 is the fact that we have made $1.2 trillion in cuts. at the time i indicated that there were cuts that we can sensibly make that would not damage our economy. would not impede growth. >> in a statement, john boehner stood by the efforts to use the debt ceiling as leverage. the american people do not support raising the debt ceiling without reducing spending at the same time, he said. the consequences of failing to increase the debt ceiling are real and so too are the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved. >> if you think about the first four years. >> hoary addressed concern that is the new cabinet lacks diversity. of the 16 cabinet positions, only two are women. recent appointments to posts have been white men. the president promised the diversity of his second term cabinet will meet that of his first. >> i would suggest that everybody wait until they have seen all my appointments. who is in the white house staff and who is in my cabinet before they rush to judgment. >> the president respond
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am EST
the opportunity to serve with president obama the last four years. i serve with honor and humility. because i know we have a health crisis. we can no longer take our health for granted. our body is our temple. my goal is to really help people to have that transforming, renewing of their mind. because when you change your thinking, your actions will follow. >> right. >> and you're not going to change until you get to the point where you're like, enough is enough. i'm sick and tired. when you get there, that's when you really have to have that will power to say you know what, i got to do it for me. i love me. i've got to learn how to love and respect and take care of my body. >> would that be the affirmation you could pass on for those who are like, i cannot do this. is there a take home? >> it really talks about how you have to stop doing nothing and start doing something. stop with the excuses and make better choices. use your faith. use your belief. that should be the center of anything you do in your life. when it gets challenging, when you have to push yourself back from the table, stay on the
CSPAN
Jan 16, 2013 5:00pm EST
for president obama four years ago and we had no idea what we were doing, i can tell you the folks, regardless of who the chair is and the folks at j.t.f. are there ready for you when you walk in the door and do the logistical lift. we make sure the president's imprint is put on one of these events. in the parade as the colonel mentioned along with all of these military elements, there are 58 different groups. 58 different groups, floats and vehicles. these are from all 50 states. they are everything from the virginia military institute just across the river in virginia, down in southern virginia, which has marched in a number of inaugural parades through a group of maine of unicyclists, which are called the jim dandies. they will pass review in front of the white house. the president will stand and watch the entire review and enjoy the parade along with thousands of folks who will come down and be watching from along the parade route. once that ends, the president goes inside and the official part of his day is done. and he gets ready for the inaugural balls. as you have seen and reported, th
NBC
Jan 20, 2013 5:00am EST
. we will ex mravenlt >> president obama gets ready for another four years of public service with a day of service. that story is coming up. >>> temperature is okay today but much colder as we go into the week even a chance of snow tomorrow. we will have the details coming up. >> welcome back. thank you for joining us. >> actually the morning right now is not that bad. temperatures in the 40s. normally we should be in the 20s. i think that puts it into perspective. yesterday we hit the low 50s in the afternoon. this is the nice weather before the cold bottoms in for the next couple days. we have 41 degrees at the airport. cold air to the northwest currently at 39. temperatures climb up to 50 degrees some of you in the mid 40z. a cold front is coming this way. that will produce a couple you clouds into the afternoon and breezy winds behind us. watch those temperatures thall down. we will show you that in the 7 day. >> president obama's public inauguration this year falls on the federal holiday remembering martin luther king jr. >> in order to keep the spirit of the holiday the president
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm EST
the sticking around to celebrate president obama staying in washington for another four years. >> reporter: four years ago official spending top $53 million. this years, a slow recovering economy doesn't seem to have organizers or party-goers holding back. >> it's 2013. let's have a little fun. >> reporter: at who's wear, the average shopper is spending close to $1,000 on the latest fashions. >> this year they were really looking for pops of color. cobalt blue has been popular for you. >> the newly open dry bar had to expand hours just to accommodation all the requests. >> part of the excitement is just getting beautiful, i think, for women. >> that's they thisland at thoses head to the capital for the biggest party. >> the parties wrap many late monday night, the ticket prices range from $50 to several hundred dollars. many benefits charities, and the tickets available are going quickly. >>> keeping people safe is a major concern for officials during the inauguration. coming up at 5:00, news4's derrick ward takes a look at some of the special forces brought in to handle security and crowd
FOX
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
back. mr. obama and the first lady spent the morning visiting burrville elementary school in dc, helping out by filling book shelves and talking to volunteers at the school. this year, as it has been since 2009 when president obama first took office, the administration is trying to expand the concept of volunteerism. fox 5's john hanrahan was at the national mall and is now in the newsroom with the story. >> reporter: i've been wondering what the enormous white tent is at the corner of 14th street and the mall. i'm told it is a staging area. today, it was indoor part of the inauguration. thousands of people were invited inside the tent to consider making a commitment to volunteerism. ♪ >> reporter: yolanda adams made her pitch with a song. ♪ i'm going to do my part, yeah! ♪ >> reporter: chelsea clinton personally visited a booth to help the youngsters there write letters to sick children. and actress eva longoria appealed to a crowd of thousands to help improve the nation by volunteering. >> make a difference in one child's life. mentor a student. donate a book to a librar
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 5:30am EST
of hours on this year's floats that will represent the home days of the obamas and bidens, and key moments in civil rights history. >>> well, organizers hope a different approach will help cut down on the chaos ticket holders experienced in 2009. there would be more volunteers directing visitors to the right areas for the ceremony. a new mobile app. will also help guide people around the congested areas. more cell towers are going up to make sure that everyone has phone service. in fact, 250,000 people are expected to attend the swearing-in alone. >>> president obama will show his support for d.c. voting rights during the inauguration for the first time his limo will have the district's taxation without representation license plates on it. the white house says the president has seen how unfair it is to the families in the district to work hard, pay their taxes without having a vote in congress. that's right. the plates will be on the white house vehicles throughout president obama's second term. >>> well, 40,000 people are expected to pack their presents to the inaugural ball events. that
LINKTV
Jan 18, 2013 9:00am PST
on the spanish- language network univision last thursday, president obama faced tough questions over his immigration policies, including his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first year in office. of a mccall the lack of immigration reform the biggest failure of his presidency but attempted to shift blame for the failure to republicans. >> when we talk about immigration reform in the first year, that's before the economy was on the verge of collapse. lehman brothers had collapsed. the stock market was collapsing. and so my first priority was making sure we prevented us from going into a great depression. and i think everybody remembers where we were four years ago. what i confess i did not expect, and so i'm happy to take responsibility for being naive here, is that republicans who had previously supported comprehensive immigration reform -- my opponent in 2008 who had been a champion of it and who attended these meetings -- suddenly would walk away. >> president obama's comments come as his administration faces scrutiny for deport
MSNBC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
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NBC
Jan 20, 2013 9:00am EST
years after making history this morning president obama takes the oath of office again in a small ceremony at the white house. he has been talking about what this day means on-line with the inaugural committee. >> inauguration remind us what we have as fellow citizens promoting the common good. >> he talked about the inauguration to children at a washington school where the first family picked up paintbrushes as part of saturday's national day of service. >> it is a symbol of how democracy works and how we peacefully transfer power. it should be an affirmation we are all in this together. >> the care packages for soldiers he is swearing in this morning at the naval observe to observe tori. security is tight, washington is expecting more than half a million people. >> we are excited as many americans as possible will be able to be a parted of this. >> it will be a smaller audience but this group is bringing 6 bus loads. >> we are sporting him and the things he is trying to do for this country. today the ceremony welcoming back the president. >> he is using three different bibles. t
CBS
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
need to work on. >> president obama said in a statement that living in the city for the past four years he has seen how unfair it is for working families in d.c. to work hard, raise children, and pay taxes without having a vote in congress. d.c.'s nonvoting delegate to congress introduced another bill called the new columbia admission act. if passed it would give the district state status and it would become the 51st state. the measure hasn't even come close to approval in past years. there's another separate bill that would give the district final say over its budget matters. >>> still ahead on 9news now this night. how cold it's going to be this weekend. erica grow has the forecast just ahead. look, you he copd likme, you kn it cabe hard to eathe,n. copdspirivhelps ntrol onchi copd mptomsa.likme, open f 24 hos.ys ira handihal tiotriummenthat do. omide inhation pder llooue urinatin orve dnan enlargeprosta.,ms these y wors with spira. stop ting spiva and se immediate dical lp. yr breathin suddenly wsens, visionhangesr eye pain or problempassinurine. other de effts includey moutand. no
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
, but before we can look forward to this year's inauguration we want to look back to the last one. >> did president obama deliver on the promises made in his historic first inaugural address? our bruce leshan has a look. >> we, the people. >> reporter: in the depths of the economic crisis the president who campaigned on hope reached back to the founders' belief that we, the people, have individual rights, but that we are also in this together. >> the time has come to reaffirm our enduring spirit, that all our equal, all are free and all deserve a chance to pursue their full measure of happiness. >> reporter: the dean of the university of maryland school of public policy is struck by how the struggle between collective responsibility and individual rights is still at the heart of so many of our political arguments. >> how much each of us as individual americans ought to be able to do whatever it is we want and how much collectively we have a responsibility to try to advance each other. >> we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises. >> here was a guy who promise
CNN
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
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NBC
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am EST
, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear -- >> four years ago, barack obama taking the oath of office, first african-american president. monday he will be taking the oath of office again. we'll bring you coverage, from the first lady's outfits to the new haircut, the bang that is everybody is talking about. that's "today" at the inauguration monday. >>> meantime just ahead, sporty soccer dad look. is that you, al, maybe? >> no. >> to sophisticated casual for date night, maybe. we've got style advice for your man. >>> open house tour from ohio to washington state that will give you an idea just how far your money will take you these days, all under 300,000 bucks. >> very nice. we're showing our wild side because we don't have another side. unusual creatures. tegu. apparently known for his tongue. i'm not kidding. it's a unique way of hunting. >> i'm just looking at you. >> no, you're not just looking at me. >> wildlife. >> but first, my friend, a gentleman, lester holt, has a preview of what's coming up. you didn't just look at me. you looked at me like -- >> what? wow! i'm sorry. >> w
FOX
Jan 19, 2013 10:00pm EST
schools will get those books. >>> the national day of service was instituted by president obama in 2009. the weekend of his first inauguration. his administration continued the day every year since and today, as they try to expand the day. a crowd of workers gathered on the national mall. fox 5's john hanrahan was there. >> reporter: yolanda adams made her pitch with a song. ♪ [ music ] chelsea clinton visited a booth to help the youngsters write letters to sick children. and eva longoria appealed to a crowd of thousands to help improve the nation by volunteering. >> make the difference in one child's life. mentor a student, donate a book to a library. donate supplies to a neighborhood school. help paint a classroom or clean the playground. >> thousands of people in town for the inauguration and many locals packed into a huge tent on the national mall, where nearly 100 service organizations tried to inties visitors into making a commitment to volunteer. big sisters, big brothers paired mentors. >> the grades are better. they have higher self-esteem. they have better relationships
PBS
Jan 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
, as president obama prepares to begin his second term, "frontline" looks back at his first four years in office. the key moments and decisions that defined the president's first term are the subject of a one-hour documentary airing tonight called "inside obama's presidency." this excerpt explores the brutal economic conditions in the days following his 2008 victory celebration in chicago. >> if he had any idea that night how difficult this would be, the next day would prove it. >> so much for that election day euphoria. >> the economy has now lost 650,000 jobs just in the past three months. >> all eyes now on barack obama to turn it around. >> reporter: the cascade of bad news began with the economy. >> and fear swept through the markets. >> he had to start thinking about this the day after he was elected. >> this was the most event until and consequential presidential transition in american history. >> we were all worrieded about what we were seeing. we knew that the credit system was pretty quickly headed towards something that looked a lot like seizure. >> the president-elect was told in the
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 11:00am PST
york. >>> well, president obama says america is on its way to a good year when it comes to the economy. but there is a big if here. ali velshi has some thoughts. he's up next. >>> president obama says he won't negotiate any spending cuts with a gun held up to the head of the american people. from the cnn money newsroom, in new york, i'm ali velshi. this is your money. apple gets a bite taken out of its stock. toyota and gm are neck and neck again. first gold and now oil. california will be a prospector's dream again. and stocks are up, but should they be? first, president obama spoke with reporters today emphasizing his position that the debt ceiling is not a license to spend more. it is about paying bills that congress has already agreed to. he likened it to stiffing the waiter at a nice restaurant after gorging on a meal. >> you don't go out to dinner, and then, you know, eat all you want, and then leave without paying the check. and if you do, you're breaking the law. >> u.s. hit the debt ceiling on december 31st. the treasury is using so-called extraordinary measures to put off any
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00am EST
these pictures. you can see the impact the stress of being president can take on a man. president obama is considerably greyer now than in the portrait taken from his first term. >>> four years can take a toll on america's backyard as well. the national park service just spent $16 million to replace grass on the national mall that was trampled dump president obama's first inauguration. today, they're making sure their investment is well protected. news4 megan mcgrath is on the mall which is getting a a special protective layer. >> reporter: a sight the wug tonians are not familiar with. green, healthy grass on the national mall near the capitol. the result of a more than year-long project that cost millions of dollars and come monday, this new grass is going to get a serious workout with all of the people who are expected to come for the inauguration. while the u.s. park service wants to protect their investment, and so they're turning to technology. the grass on the national mall has never looked better. the section from 3rd to 7th street has been completely overhauled and with hundred
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 11:00pm EST
attended obama's first inauguration. most restaurants aren't taking reservations. some are. the majority are accepting more walk ins. >> filled to capacity. a lot of excitement about this year's in august ral. peop -- year's inaugural. >> some hotels are taking reservations like hampton inn on massachusetts/6th. rooms from $130 to $500. closer to the action on pennsylvania avenue, hotels like the marriott are filled. some high end hotels including willard intercontinental have rooms in high priced suites available. >> the last event was a special event. historical event. we are not as busy as last time. we are still, very busy. right now we have rooms left this weekend. hopefully pro lly prior to mond be sold out. >> hoping that people come out here to see the dr. king memorial in the district and transcend to dollars and that can help their businesses. live in northwest d.c., shomari stone, news 4. >> for the next few days, d.c. police will have 6,000 extra officers to handle the inaugural crowd. all of them, men and women, of the national guard. they were sworn in today. and staff from
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am EST
of dollars. the value of the white house has climbed while president obama has been in office. the research firm estimates 1600 pennsylvania avenue is pennsylvania avenue $295 million, up from four years ago. linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. >> wow. >> where do i put the down payment? i might be a little short. >> we could pool our resources. >> in as a bowling alley. >> all right. the weather did not happen the way we expected. >> a swing and a mess, that's for sure. we told you all along that we were going to be right on the edge of the storm. it did end up staying to the south and pulled off the east very quickly. we all pretty much got a lot of nothing. a guy two inches in charlottesville and 5 inches in roanoke. the snow was heavy and wet and caused power outages in other parts of virginia. so we did not need that kind of snowfall. we do have a little cloud cover and a few light snow showers along the mason-dixon line wrapping been behind the main system. as you look at this animation it shows you the swirl, the upper level circulation. you can see how it pulled off to the east too
NBC
Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
is history. i'm 77 years old. so it's the first for my lifetime. >> reporter: their mom says 8-year-old faith and 5-year-old blake were just too young to come last time. >> we are from carrollton, georgia, 40 miles east of atlanta and we came for the inauguration of obama. yay! >> reporter: traffic slowed to a crawl with people coming in from maryland and virginia to enjoy the festive weekend. on the sidewalk, crowds slowed to see and buy prints by a local artist. >> they said why don't you do martin luther king and president obama together. so i did it. >> reporter: monday's swearing-in ceremony did not prevent visitors from enjoying the breath taking beauty of the national mall at night. and tonight would be the night to go out and look at the different sights, get a half smoke, because as we heard chuck say, it's going to get colder. it feels good right now. reporting live on the national mall, jackie bensen, news4. >> looks beautiful behind you, jackie. thanks so much. and they've covered the grass on the mall, to protect it. >> protect it from the crowds, not from the cold. >> yeah, from
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm EST
and their 1- year-old jalen. prosecutors say phillips killed them because he didn't want to pay child support. he'll be sentenced in march and face life in prison. >>> president obama's proposal to require all gun sales to go through a background check has widespread support, even the majority of nra members liking the idea, but how would background checks be implemented on private sales? as peggy fox tells us, they're already required in several states where the seller and buyer simply meet at a licensed dealer and the dealer runs the check. >> reporter: virginia tech shooting survivor collin goddard has gone undercover at gun shows across the country to show how easy it is to buy high powered firearms without a background check. >> this is exactly the problem that we want to stop. >> we bought this gun just last year at a dale city gun show with no background check. >> reporter: omar samaha whose sister rima of killed at tech believes every gun sale needs a background check. >> two people can meet online go, into a parking lot and exchange cash for the gun. there's no record of the transa
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
, rerebuilt every four years. since a huge crowd full of hope sauce the first swearing-in. says the country is headed in the right direction, as president obama's new portrayed is released. he likable at 61%, but only 29% say he's working effectively with congress. today there's more conflict. responding to the president's declaration that we won't negotiate. they cut off lawmakers' paychecks. >> why pay them if they don't do t the. >> it's been a long time. >> the bush -- and the clinton second term by scandal and impeachment. the any obama term starts with a confrontation. >> saying it's encouraging that republicans are backing off, in the words of the white house, a move to hold the u.s. economy hostage and force drastic spending cuts. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> security is a big concern this inauguration. special forces arrived today to help with crowd control. with details on how security is being mustled up. >> you know when you see a jersey barrier like we have here, that obviously means don't go there, but they don't work well on the water. >> it's no secret or surprise that a
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:00am EST
. everything is already in place. so crowds aren't expected to be quite as large as president obama's first inauguration. police and secret service have taken lessons from that day four years ago. and are promising a more positive and visitor friendly experience when it kims to making -- comes to making it down here to the mall. while thousands already have their tickets tightened, many are still -- to attend, many are still searching and the black market is capitalizing as always selling tickets which ought to be free. >> craigslist and ebay, not to sell inaugural tickets for money. >> you would think that if booby prize we could get a few more tickets. >> reporter: now, that was d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton who was dishing out her tickets passing them out to lottery winners. so she passed them out to some lucky d.c. residents. each representative received 200 tickets, senators received 400 tickets, if you got your hands on a golden ticket and heading down here to the mall. i'll tell you what you need to know in regards to security coming up at 5:30. back to you mike? >> all right.
NBC
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
every four years. of course to have to have a party planner. inside the maryland workshop. >> preparations are well underway for the second inauguration of president barack obama. >> it is a massive undertaking involving thousands of people. the thousands of people will crowd into the grassy area of the national mall for the start of the official activities with the national day of service. biggest crowd is expected to go up to 800,000. they cannot have an inauguration without a presidential propman. the keeper of the official props is located here in maryland. a peek inside his workshop. >> this is the inauguration nerve center. hargrove headquarters. it is packed to the rafters with a stage skeletons, parade float parts, the largest inaugural field would have ever seen. >> you're the keeper of the inaugural seal. >> it is in this company's dna. since its first event in 1949 for president truman, hargrove has had a hand in every one's since. in 2013, the company's 70 the inauguration, hargrove is once again the official contractor -- 17th inauguration, hargrove is once ag
Current
Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
are predicting gun control will be the big divisive issue in four years. despite the uproar over last month's massacre in newtown connecticut, many are throwing any chance of new firearm restrictions out the window, saying obama's proposals will not even make it to a vote on the house floor. that will leave it largely up to the states. we've already seen new york pass the nation's tightest gun control legislation. next up could be maryland where governor martin o'malley will introduce his own proposals this week. both states are home to potential 2016 candidates and we could see this trend keep up for any democrat who wants to be taken seriously during the next presidential election. >>> and think progress is looking into some ceos who want people to retire later. they're thinking of raising the retirement age up to 70 saying social security is no longer affordable. as think progress notes that's not the case. the program can pay full benefits for decades into the future and with a couple of very small changes, it could extend the solvency for the next 75 years. we'll be right back. show, t
CNN
Jan 15, 2013 2:00am PST
discharge in the past year. that will begin on memorial day, may seventh. the plan supports first lady michelle obama who asks others to do the same. >> twisted metal was the scene in egypt. they have army recruits that derailed. 19 people were kill and 100 people injured. >> a child -- all of the suspect communicated online believing they were going to engage in sexual activity with a minor. >> so the controversy neverens for lindsay lohan. the 26-year-old is expected to be arraigned on charges from her car crash on june when she was already on probation. she fired her long time los angeles attorney who promised to somehow keep her out of jail. >> the local news is making headlines. in an article, they describe what went into lance armstrong's decision to grant an interview to oprah winfrey and discuss his use of performance enhancing drugs. he met up in a family vacation on the big island of hawaii. he travelled to denver for a private meeting with the head of the u.s. anti-doping agency as well. >> dieing to see what he said. >> everybody is. >> is it a real apology or -- >> everybo
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:30am EST
a election in this country. whether any technology lessons to be drawn from this years election? >> it's always hard to reason from one event. the winners get to write history and the losers think about the next election. there's no question the obama campaign, had a technology strategy that helped elect the president. they had little processors and targeted programs and send out the vote. to me the way to say this is governments are going to change, too. because on the one hand governments have an awful time delivering services. now we can measure the. if someone as you give me some money to donate rice to the following village, we cannot check whether the rice got there. a check and balance on sort of the corruption. and we can test the effectiveness of programs. to give you some of the more worrisome examples, governments can know where people really are and governments can figure out where people report what they're doing versus what they're actually doing. there are all sorts of worrisome scenarios that you can imagine, the slippery slope. i'll pick one in britain. in london when
CSPAN
Jan 15, 2013 1:00am EST
, every single day across our country. every day of the year, an average of 33 americans are murdered with guns. here is another way to think about what that means. one week from today, president obama will take the oath of office for his second term. unless we take action, during those four years, some 48,000 americans will be killed with guns. nearly twice as many people as were killed in combat during the entire vietnam war. when i have talked with the vice president, i have made it very clear that our bipartisan coalition of mayors is supporting seven measures. three that need legislation and for that require only executive action. we are hopeful the president and vice president will support all seven. i just wanted to touch on each of them briefly. first, most urgently, we need the president and congress together to require background checks for all gun sales, including private sales at gun shows and online. private sales now account for more than 40% of all gun sales nationally. which means that in 2012 alone, there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no projec
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
, momma and the mook trying to round up all of the d.c. sss for preshow flirtinis. >> four years ago we witnessed the first inauguration of president obama. in november america decided one term just wasn't enough. ♪ do that to me one more time ♪ >> this time around stephanie miller are coming to make this a party d.c. will never forget. the sexy liberal comedy tour starring hal sparks, john fugelsang, aisha tyler, and the goddess of liberals stephanie miller will perform live at the warner theater in washington, d.c. tickets are available at ticketmaster.com. if you want to skip the fees stop by the warner theater box office. the tea baggers lost in november, so stephanie is going to do her thing before the inaugural ball. that's the stephanie miller sexy liberal comedy tour live in d.c. on inauguration weekend. for more information go to sexyliberal.com. >> stephanie: wa hoo! ♪ it's schechner again ♪ >> good morning. >> stephanie: good morning. i said you are a helper, if you would dress like a hooker, jim will perk right off. >> i know i'm such a bad packer
CBS
Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm EST
, wow. the first lady, president obama and friends celebrated her birthday at cafe milano in georgetown. she also launched her own twitter handle at flotus. >>> what we can expect from the white house the next four years will be the lead topics on this sunday's face the nation. joining us live as always here in washington is host bob schieffer. good to see you, bob. >> hey, how are you, lesli? i'm going to tell you a little secret. this is going to be my 13th inaugural. i came to the inauguration for lyndon johnson in 1964. i came with my mom. >> wow. >> next one was four years later, 1968 and that was the inauguration of richard nixon and i've covered every one of them since. >> bob, that's why we love talking to you around this time. we know it's exciting for you. it's exciting for the nation when a president takes the oath of office, but i guess if the past few weeks are any indication, president obama's second term is going to be just as challenging as the first, if not more. >> no question about that and a whole lot of what we're going to hear in the beginning is a whole lot of wha
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 8:00pm EST
are killed with guns. president obama will take the oath of office, and during those 0our years, some 4800 americans will be killed with guns. twice as many people as were killed in combat in the vietnam war. i have made it clear our has threesan coalition requiring legislation and four calling for executive action and i hope they will support all seven. first and most urgently -- we need the presidenet and congress congress to require background checks at gun sales and online. private sales account for 40% of gun sales nationally. there were more than 6 million gun sales that happened with no background checks. many of these are handguns, used in 90% of all firearms murders. across the united states, 80% or ofgun owners and 90% americans require gubackground checks for gun sales. we have laws on the books requiring background checks when dealers sell guns. it is time for the president and congress to make this the law of the land. 40% that the law does not apply to is a sham. and congress should make gun trafficking a federal crime. 80% of the guns we find at crime scenes are from out of
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